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Open City Council Seat: Applications Being Accepted »

Open City Council Seat: Applications Being Accepted

The City will begin the process of filling the City Council position held by resigning Council Member Gretchen Wearne by submitting an application packet which will include the following items:

Under Washington law, the City Council has 90 days to appoint a city resident to fill the vacancy.  Residents interested in serving in the position are encouraged to submit an application packet to City Administrator Joel Walinski at Leavenworth City Hall by 5:00 PM on December 29, 2017.  The City Council will choose the date for interviews and selection at the January 9, 2018 City Council meeting.

Position No. 1 is the available City Council seat with a term ending in December, 2019. The salary for this position is $500 per month.

Under Washington law qualified applicants must be a registered voter, must reside within the City, and must have lived within the City limits for at least one year.

If you are interested in serving the residents of Leavenworth and would like to read more information about being a City Council Member, please review the following document:



Now Hiring: Building and Code Inspector »

Building and Code Inspector

The City of Leavenworth is seeking an energetic self-directed individual for a full-time position as Building and Code Inspector in the Development Services Department. The ideal candidate will have a thorough knowledge of residential and commercial mechanical, plumbing, building, and mobile home examination and inspection processes. I.C.C., I.A.P.M.O., or equivalent state certification in building, plumbing or mechanical inspection required. Primary responsibilities include plan review and approval of permits, performing inspections, maintaining accurate records of construction work in progress, and responding to in-person and telephone inquiries. This position is a union position with a $3,970 – $5,108 / month salary range based on step increases over time; excellent benefits and retirement package included.

To request an application packet, contact the City of Leavenworth at (509) 548-5275 or 700 US Highway 2, Leavenworth, WA 98826 or download the job description and application from this website.

Applications are due be 5:00 PM on November 27, 2017. Position will remain open until filled. The City of Leavenworth is an equal opportunity employer.



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